If you want to watch movies remotely with friends, Teleparty is the perfect tool! You may remember Teleparty as Netflix Party, but the developer just changed the name!
Teleparty is a free downloadable Chrome extension (*developer is third party) that displays a group chat on the right side of the screen while watching Netflix, allowing for real-time conversations. In other words, this extension allows users to enjoy an "online Netflix viewing party" with friends and family members who are far away.
In this article, we will show you an easy way to join an online Netflix viewing party with Teleparty.
Notes on using Teleparty
There are four things to keep in mind when using Netflix Party.
- Each individual watching a video needs a Netflix account.
- Netflix Party is not an official Netflix feature, so installation is at your own risk.
Netflix Party is not an official feature of Netflix.
- You need to log in to Netflix from Google Chrome.
- You can only use Netflix Party from a PC.
You cannot use it from your iPad or smartphone.
Please understand the above four points before using Netflix Party.
3 Steps to use Teleparty
There are three steps to join with Teleparty.
The instructions on how to do each of them are as follows
Install "Netflix Party is now Teleparty
Search for Netflix Party in the Chrome Web Store and click "Add to Chrome" on the screen shown above.
You will get a screen like this, and click "Add to Chrome" further.
Click on "Add Extension".
This completes the installation of Netflix Party on Chrome.
Setting up Teleparty
Once installed, it is convenient to "pin" the extension as shown above.
Next, login to Netflix from Chrome, select the video you want to share and start playing.
When you click the "TP" mark while the video is playing, "Start the party" will be displayed as shown below and a link for sharing will be issued.
Please note that "Start the party" will not be displayed and the link will not be issued unless the video is played.
Start the party
When the above screen appears in the upper right corner, click "Start the party.
The URL will then be displayed, so copy it and send it to the people you want to share it with.
Note that the person on the receiving end of the link must first enter the link sent to them and then click on the "NP" that appears in the upper right corner of the Netflix screen. Currently, it is "TP.
Now you can watch Netflix together with your distant friends and loved ones.
With Teleparty, you can watch movies online with your friends without having to share your screen. With just a few clicks you can install this free browser extension and set up your next movie-viewing party.
If you like to sit alone around the couch, give it a try.